Illustration by Brendon Deacy,

(...) told me to go away. I pushed open the door. Mum knelt. Grandad could neither haul himself up from the(...)

Louis van Gaal says he will have a say in next year’s pre-season schedule at Manchester United. Photograph:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

(...) on tour next year.Keen to maximise their profits and broaden their fan-base, United have been on long-haul(...)

Former Rehab chief executive and Fine Gael strategist Frank Flannery (right) has denied there was anything ‘cosy’ about a person with links to Fine Gael lobbying a Government of which the party was a member. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

(...) as lawbreakers. Mr Flannery, who was a long-time Fine Gael member and strategist, said the committee(...)

Tiger Woods  tees off on the fourth hole during the first round of the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool  in Hoylake. Woods signed for a solid 69. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

(...) own career haul of 14 Majors, the last of which came in the 2008 US Open. He has had some excuse(...)

 Toni Kroos  with his new Real Madrid shirt during his official unveiling at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium  in Madrid, Spain yesterday. Photo:  Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty

(...).Meanwhile Swansea have announced that Spain international Michu has joined Napoli on a season-long loan deal(...)

The Loop in Dublin Airport

Dhabi airport is overwhelming, as I discovered on a recent long-haul trip. More than 20 million(...)

UK, access to our long-haul network during peak travel periods.”Virgin Atlantic operates nearly 40(...)

England batsman James Anderson and  Joe Root  leave the field  at lunch on day four of the first Test at Trent Bridge after putting on an unbeaten 187 for the last wicket, a record in Test cricket. Photograph:     Stu Forster/Getty Images

(...) and Root.Their combined efforts culminated in what had been for so long, not just when England were(...)

An LGBT march for equality through the streets of Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) thanks) or marry your same-sex partner (sod off, sodomites). They are dug well in for the long haul, and(...)

Signs near security in Terminal 5 of Heathrow Airport informing passengers about new restrictions on travelling to the US. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

(...) what does it mean for passengers? If you’ve flown to the US or Britain on a long-haul flight, there’s a(...)